½ head of romaine lettuce, chopped
3 cucumbers, diced
3 tomatoes, chopped
1 small green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
3 radishes, sliced
2 sprigs green onions or spring onions, chopped
½ cup parsley, leaves picked
½ cup purslane, leaves picked
¼ cup mint, leaves picked
¼ cup fresh thyme, leaves picked
3 loaves Lebanese bread or Pitta Bread, toasted or fried (preferably whole grain)
1 tablespoon sumac
1 tablespoon pomegranate molasses
¼ cup lemon juice
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
Salt, to taste
- In a large salad bowl, mix together the lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes, bell pepper, radish, green onions, parsley, purslane, mint and thyme.
- Whisk dressing ingredients all together and drizzle over salad. Top with toasted (or fried) bread just prior to serving.
Recipe and photo courtesy of Al Wadi Al Akhdar.
Saturated Fat: 2g